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Fighter Spirit

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We cannot allow this pandemic to prevent us from continuing to work towards our mission of bringing Jiu-Jitsu for Everyone. We understand that, especially in times like this, you and your family need Jiu-Jitsu to stay healthy, both physically and mentally. 

The Psychological Benefits of Jiu Jitsu

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu offers a lot of unique experiences that trigger rich, subtle, and fulfilling psychological changes in its students — these are changes that promote positive transformation and keep people coming back to the mats to be the very best version of themselves.

New Years RESOLUTION!!!

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Each New Year many people make resolutions to make their lives better.

Why is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu so popular?

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is so popular and it is one of the fastest growing fighting arts in the world.

For many people it is a way of life and the benefits you can gain from jiu jitsu are both physical and mental.

🔺Women In Charge Campaign for 2019 🔺

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"One woman can make a difference, but together we can rock the world!!!"

FREE self-defence program for WOMEN!!!

Not long now for the Women in Charge Program at Gracie Barra Blacktown City:

Nov 18 - 7.30pm
        20 - 7pm
        22 - 7pm
        25 - 7.30pm
        27 - 7pm

🔺Women In Charge Campaign for 2019 🔺

Five Reasons Why Women Should Train Jiu Jitsu

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Five reasons why women should train Jiu Jitsu:

1. Its FUN! 

2. Self Defence

3. Functional Fitness

4. You will meet new people and become part of a community

5. Confidence

Beginners Guide to Jiu Jitsu – Positional control

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The seemingly endless number of techniques and positional variations in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the things that makes the gentle art very interesting for students of all ages and abilities.

The White Belt

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“The White Belt is a higher rank than sitting on the lounge.”

Tips and what to expect on your first day of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Gracie Barra

Tips and what to expect on your first day of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Gracie Barra image

You have read or heard about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and now want to give a try. Don’t wait until you get fit because you can do Jiu Jitsu at any fitness level and you will get fit while you are doing Jiu Jitsu. Here are some tips on what to expect on your first class and what you can do to get the most out of it. 

Why choose Gracie Barra?

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Why Gracie Barra?

Jiu Jitsu FOR EVERYONE!!!

What to look for in a gym?

What to look for in a gym? image

As Jiu Jitsu increases in popularity there are more and more places offering Jiu Jitsu these days so what should you look for when choosing where to train? Nothing beats going into the gym and watching a class and talking with the instructors and students. Here are 5 suggestions to help you pick which gyms to visit and what to look for.  
 

Why train Jiu Jitsu?

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Learn about all the benefits Jiu Jitsu can give you!!! Come see us at Gracie Barra Blacktown City!!!

Why Train Jiu Jitsu for Self Defence?

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Understand why it is best for you to train jiu jitsu as a form of self defence.

Red Shield Founder Gracie Barra Blacktown City

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Join today to guarantee your spot as founding member and don't be charged until the first day of classes!!!

This is a status you can take with you through your entire jiu jitsu journey.

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE!!!